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Fly Ball in the Sun - Yikes!!!

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Get Sweaty to Get Ready - If You Want to be a Better Hitter

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Aggression at The Plate for Ontario High School Baseballers

Why Aren't We Playing Fundamental Baseball?

Ten Thousand Hours ... of Fun!

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A Glimpse at The Four Pillars of Baseball - Part IV: The Physical Game

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Drill of the Week Videos - Self Toss & Step Behinds

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Have Bat (and Glove), Will Travel

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Hitting and the Technical Domino Effect

Edwin Encarnacion Training Day at The Baseball Zone

Exciting Future Unfolding for The Baseball Zone

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Mobility vs Flexibility and Why it Matters to Baseball Players

Dear MLB - What is Up With the Blue Jays' Game Times?

8 Baseball Strength Training Lessons From the Cressey Elite Mentorship

Why I'm Bad at Golf and How It Relates to Hitting a Baseball

My Thoughts on Cressey Sports Performance's Elite Baseball Mentorship

Practicing Baseball On Your Own - 3 Ideas For You

3 Tips for Young Catchers on Throwing to Second Base

3 Fundamental Baseball Plays That Are Often Taken For Granted

Common Issues With Young Baseball Players & What To Do As a Coach

How to Handle Your Catchers in Practice Without a Dedicated Coach

Quick Tips for Catchers on Preventing Injury and Blocking Pitches

3 Ideas for Coaching Youth Baseball Players

8 Reasons for an In-Season Baseball Strength & Conditioning Program

The "Inside" Pickoff Move to Second Base

4 Basic Approaches to Building a Batting Lineup

6 Key Factors Affecting Your Baseball Team Defense

How Pitchers Can Vary Their Looks On the Mound

4 Simple Tips for Young Catchers to Follow

The Jump Pivot Pickoff Move to First Base

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4 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Private Baseball Instructor

The Significance of Good Catchers to Baseball Team Defense

Who Is To Say What Body Type a Baseball Player Is "Supposed" To Have?

How Aspiring College Baseball Prospects Can Learn From Learning

Baseball Drill of the Week | "Pendulum to Pelvic Load"

3 Reasons To Invest In A Baseball Strength Training Program

Baseball Drill of the Week | "Mariano Rivera Drill"

Private Baseball Lessons For Hire - When Is It Right for You?

4 Opponent Tendencies That Catchers Can Look For

Hmm...Meditation For Better Baseball Performance?

Are You Watching the Game Within Each Baseball Game?

How to Make a Recruiting Video for College Baseball Coaches

The BIG 5 Areas That High School Infielders Must Work On

3 Essential Skills You Need To Play (and Stay In) College Baseball

Quality, Scholly #'s & Travel - Info For College Baseball Prospects

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3 Reasons Why Canadians Need to Consider Junior College Baseball

Baseball Speed - Resisted Sprinting for Developing Acceleration

College Baseball Recruiting - As Simple as an Email

The Baseball Zone Welcomes Hussey & Zukier to the Team

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Ground Ball Pursuit...Just How Fast Should An Infielder Move?

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Tammy Kovaluk Joins The Baseball Zone and SST Mississauga

Why the 60 Yard Dash Test for Baseball Players is Too Long.

26 Points for Excellent Verbal Infield Communication

Peak Height Velocity & Its Implications for Youth Baseball Players

Throwing with Over the Top Arm Slot Is Faster But More Dangerous Pt. 2

Are Bad Looking Hitting Mechanics Always Due to Bad Mechanics?

Some Pitching Advice I'd Give to Tracy McGrady

6 Steps to Owning First Base as a Baserunner

Baseball Coaching Philosophy - It Is Not Just the X's and O's

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Ask Why, Eliminate Uncertainty & Gain Trust In Your Baseball Coach

Is Your Batting Practice Senseless?

Baseball Practice - 6 Critical Concepts That Count

Baseball Exercise of the Week | "Med Ball Shot Puts"

Hey, Baseball Players & Parents - What Does IT Really Take?

Baserunning - Establishing the Primary Lead at 3rd Base

Q&A w/ 2014 University of Houston Baseball Commit, Robert Grilli

16 Pet Peeves of Baseball Coaches - Hitter Edition

3 Reasons NOT to Ask to Speed Up the Pitch in the Batting Cages

Throwing with an Over the Top Arm Slot is Faster But More Dangerous!!

10 Baseball Scenarios Where You Need to Expect the Unexpected

19 Pet Peeves of Baseball Coaches - Pitcher Edition

14 Mental Errors in Baseball That Get an Offence in Trouble

Do You Know Your Teammates' Throwing Abilities?

"Ask the Physio" on Baseball Injuries and Rehab - Instalment #3

20 Baseball Pet Peeves Courtesy of Our (Usually) Beloved Catchers

What Should You REALLY Be Doing In The On Deck Circle?

Baseball Exercise of the Week | "Weighted Ball Wrist Releases"

5 Things That Are Making You Less Agile on the Baseball Diamond

Practicing Performance Under Pressure - Do We Do It In Baseball?

Baseball Exercise of the Week | "Ulnar Flexions"

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21 Baseball Pet Peeves of Coaches - Outfielder Edition

Minimize Hitting Variables Instead of Overcomplicating Them

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The Box Score - Don't Live and Die By It

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15 Baseball Pet Peeves Inspired By Infielders

Hey, Baseball Players (& Coaches), Are You AWARE?!

Strategies for Developing Great Coach-Player Relationships

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21 Pet Peeves of Coaches - Baseball Players Listen Up!

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Baseball Functional Friday | Prowler Sprints

5 Differences Between Stealing and the Hit and Run

Commanding Your At Bat as a Hitter

Baseball Psychology - Truth Be Told, You Will FAIL!

21 Tips to Show and Earn Respect on the Baseball Diamond

Baseball Functional Friday | Resistance Band Sprints

Hitting to the Opposite Field…15 Reasons Why Hitters Struggle

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The 4 Out Approach to Practicing Bunting, Baserunning & Defense

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Baseball Strength Training Transformation Tuesday | Chris Fisher

Top 22 Recruiting Myths College Baseball Prospects Need to Know

Baserunning - Reading Batted Balls in the Air at Second Base

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Top 10 Benefits of Sports Psychology

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Throwing Errors as Mental Mistakes and 3 Tips to Avoid Them

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Baseball Strength Training Transformation Tuesday | Austin Gomez

Stealing Third Base...Your 3 Biggest Targets & Other Tips

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Baseball Strength Training Transformation Tuesday | Daito Kojima

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Throwing and Catching…Quintessential Defensive Baseball

Batting Practice: 6 Ways to Make it More Effective

The Batting Order by the Book - Who Wrote the Book Anyway?

Practicing the Double Play - How? How Often? How Important Is It?

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The "Do or Die" Play in the Outfield

Where Have Catching Fundamentals & The Good Catchers Gone?

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How Simple Defensive Baseball Skills Can Minimize Big Innings

Dugout Responsibilities - 10 Simple Verbal Communications

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5 Elements of Planning to Become a Great Hitter

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Baseball Functional Friday | "Sled Crossovers"

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Baseball Strength Training Transformation Tuesday | Nick MacIntyre

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Situational Hitting | Moving the Runner Over

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Baseball Strength Training Transformation Tuesday | Andrew Lonsdale

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Baseball Strength Training Transformation Tuesday - Varun Kuo

6 Ways Indoor Batting Cages Can Be Used for More Than Just Hitting

Baseball Functional Friday - "The Plate Push"

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Baseball Strength Training Transformation Tuesday - Thomas Radigan

7 Characteristics of Top Notch Baseball Clinics

Are You Working on Your PFP's?

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A New, Better Stance for Stealing Second Base?

Stealing Second Base - 3 Simple Concepts For Success

8 Types of Ground Balls You Need to Practice Fielding

Infielding - Get Outside of Your Comfort Zone

7 Important Points For Using Indoor Batting Cages

Top 5 Reasons To Use Indoor Batting Cages

Do Hitters Take Too Many Pitches?

Our Latest "Ask the Physio" Q&A's on Baseball Injuries and Rehab

Baseball Leadership - 4 Ways It Starts At Home

Baseball Parents - Change the Way You Train with an Adult Boot Camp

Will Injury Woes Continue for the Toronto Blue Jays?

Hey Baseball Coaches - Leave the Poles to the Fishermen!

Hitting or Pitching? What Is Causing This Year's Perfect Games?

Canadian Baseball - Not an Olympic Sport?

Canada Day - 4 Reasons to Celebrate Canadian Baseball

How a Baseball Summer Camp Can Improve Your Season - Part 3

How a Baseball Summer Camp Can Improve Your Season - Part 2

How a Baseball Summer Camp Can Improve Your Season - Part 1

11 Alumni of The Baseball Zone Selected in 2012 MLB Draft

4 Great Reasons to Attend a Baseball Camp

Top 3 Reasons Why Baseball Players NEED to Strength Train in Season!

3 Popular Mental Training Myths

What to Look for in a Baseball Strength Coach - Part 4

What to Look for in a Baseball Strength Coach - Part 3

What to Look for in a Baseball Strength Coach - Part 2

What to Look for in a Baseball Strength Coach - Part 1

Baseball Psychology - Building Confidence in Sports

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Ontario Terriers Baseball 15U Team - Spring Training Wrap Up

Ontario Terriers 15U Team Romps at Historic Jack Russell Stadium

Developing Infielding Movements Through Playing Catch

Intangibles That Create Success for Infielders

How Infielders Can Create Angles to the Ball

Hey Baseball Players - Is it Time to Fire Your Trainer?

Infielding & How to Read Hops

How Perfectionism Can Stifle a Young Baseball Player's Confidence

Top 9 Baserunning Myths Countdown - Myth #1

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Baseball Psychology - Top 5 Tips for Being Supportive After a Loss

4 Areas to Game Plan for Off-Season Baseball Strength Training

15 Tips to Becoming a Better Baserunner Through Observation

9 Things to Observe During Pre-game to Improve Your Baserunning

5 Ways to Become GREAT at Baserunning

Baseball Psychology - What's More Important? Winning or Having Fun?

Baseball Psychology - 10 Tips for Communicating with Your Child

Is Your Baseball Coach In It For You? Or For Themselves?

Is Yu Darvish the Real Deal or a Disaster-In-Waiting?

How Do Pitchers Use Their Lower Body?

You're at First Base - Now What?

Top 5 Phrases Every Physiotherapist Hates Hearing

The Importance of Playing First Base

Why Baseball Hitters Should Be Saving Bugs, Not Squishing Them

Watch a Baseball Pitcher Roll Through a Stop Sign

Baseball Coaching - Are Your Catchers Athletes?

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Tips to Combat Obesity in Young Baseball Players

The Importance of Keeping Stats During Baseball Practice

Baseball Instruction: 7 Things To Consider When Choosing a Program

Outfield Play - The Outfielder's Dilemma

It is Time For a New Baseball Coaching Paradigm

Do You Want A Baseball Scholarship? Measurement Is Key!!

Baseball Strength Training for Kids - Top 3 Myths Exposed

Gearing Up for Baseball Playoffs - Tips 6-10

Gearing Up for Baseball Playoffs - Tips 1-5

Gearing Up for Baseball Playoffs

The Baseball Off-Season - Now What??

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball - Top 5 Reasons to Get Excited!!

Baseball Psychology - Last Minute Pointers

5 Key Components to Improving Your Baseball Speed

So You Booted a Ground Ball - Now What?

A Simple Yet Effective Two Strike Approach

4 Baseball Warm Up Tips Every Player Should Use

Your Time in the Batter’s Box...How Precious is an At Bat?

4 Important Reasons Your Child Should Attend a Summer Baseball Camp

4 Reasons Pitchers SHOULD Be Working Out Before AND After Pitching

Defending the Hit and Run

The Top 10 "Pros" of Baseball's Hit and Run

3 Simple Pitching Tips to Throwing More Strikes

The Top 10 "Cons" of Baseball's Hit and Run

Baseball Psychology - Turn Inward for Personal Success

The "How to" of Baseball's Hit and Run

Successful Baseball Hitting Zones Part II

Successful Baseball Hitting Zones Part I

3 easy tips to improve your hitting this year, without swinging a bat

Baseball Psychology - The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy Part II

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Baseball Psychology - The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy Part I

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